Prerequisite: You must have a Zoom Pro account to schedule Zoom meetings in Canvas. Request one here.

Using the Zoom in a Canvas course

Here is the recommended way to schedule a Zoom meeting for ALL students in your Canvas course:

First, if Zoom is not already in your Canvas course navigation, you will need to add it:

  1. Log in to your Canvas course.
  2. On the navigation menu, click Settings.
  3. Drag the Zoom item to the top panel, and click Save.

Now, you are ready to use the Zoom  to set up meetings with your students.

  1. Click the Zoom button in your Canvas course menu:


  2. Click Schedule a New Meeting:


  3. Enter the meeting topic, date, time, and meeting duration. (Other parameters are optional.) Once you are done, click Schedule.

  4. Your students can now sign in to Canvas at the designated meeting time, click on the Zoom link on your course menu, and click the Join button: